Thursday, September 25, 2014
Eric "White People Are Cowards" Resigns
'A nation of cowards': Holder has cozied up to black civil rights leaders since his installation as attorney general, including MSNBC host and longtime race agitator Al Sharpton, who said Thursday he's being consulted on Holder's replacement.
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Obama pays glowing tribute to tearful departing Attorney General Eric Holder as a liberal civil rights champion
Holder announced that he has 'very mixed emotions' about leaving the Obama administration after nearly 6 years helming the DOJ
Obama praised his 'deep and abiding fidelity to one of our most cherished ideals as a people ... equal justice under the law'
Holder was a lightning rod since he declared in 2009 that the US is a 'nation of cowards' on race issues
Only presidential cabinet member ever to be held in Contempt of Congress
Presided over scandals including Operation Fast and Furious and the DOJ's tapping of reporters' phones and emails
Insisted in August that he's proud to be an 'activist' in the job
Only 15 per cent of Americans viewed Holder positively in an August poll
By DAVID MARTOSKO, US POLITICAL EDITOR FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 09:54 EST, 25 September 2014 | UPDATED: 17:54 EST, 25 September 2014
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Born in The Bronx, Holder was raised in Queens and graduated from Stuyvesant HS.
Attorney General Eric Holder to resign
By Bob Fredericks
New York Post
September 25, 2014 | 10:58am